Tuesday, April 25, 2017

New AD/HD Fact Sheet & Resource Guide

The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), a website dedicated to providing expertise and resources to families of children with disabilities, has developed a new fact sheet with information on AD/HD, with resources for both families and teachers. Take a look at this new resource HERE - you can print and share with others as well!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

ESP Spring Recital

If you'd like to learn more about ESP (Extra Special People), then plan to attend the Spring Recital on Sunday, April 30!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Advocacy Training Part 2

Georgia Hands and Voices is offering part 2 of their free parent training, to provide educational advocacy skills to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, or have other disabilities. Advocacy, Support and Training (ASTra) Part 2 will be on Saturday, April 22, from 10 am - 2 pm at the Watkinsville campus of Extra Special People (ESP), 189 VFW Drive, Watkinsville. While supplies last, attendees will receive a free copy of "Educational Advocacy: The Hands and Voices Guidebook"!  Childcare is available as well to those who register.  Reserve your place & register for this wonderful workshop by contacting Deshonda Washington at deshonda@gahandsandvoices.org or 470-991-9165 before April 17.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sifting Through Your Parental Rights

Oconee Schools, Special Education and Parent to Parent of Georgia will present "Sifting Through Your Parental Rights" on Monday, April 17, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Oconee Veterans Park community room (3500A Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville).  This workshop will provide parents of students with disabilities an overview of their rights under IDEA, including confidentiality, consent, prior notice, free and appropriate public education (FAPE), and dispute resolution methods. To register, please visit this link: